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Welcome to the fantastic Fishing Quiz!

Are you prepared to dive deep into your angling knowledge and showcase your fishing finesse?

We’ve hooked you up with some tough questions that will challenge your fishing prowess.

Simply count your correct catches and swim over to our result table to see how well you reeled them in.

So, bait your hook, cast your line, and let’s discover if you can reel in a trophy with your fishing trivia expertise!

Table of Contents

1. What type of fish is known as the “King of Fish”?

  • A) Marlin
  • B) Tuna
  • C) Salmon

2. What is the national fish of Japan?

  • A) Koi
  • B) Arowana
  • C) Yellowtail

3. Which of these is a method of fishing?

  • A) Ice fishing
  • B) Sand fishing
  • C) Cloud fishing

4. What kind of fish is Nemo from the movie “Finding Nemo”?

  • A) Goldfish
  • B) Clownfish
  • C) Guppy

5. The term “angling” is a type of fishing that involves what?

  • A) Spearfishing
  • B) Using a fishing rod and hook
  • C) Net fishing

6. How many types of tuna species are there?

  • A) 5
  • B) 8
  • C) 12

7. Which fish is known for its electric charge?

  • A) Electric catfish
  • B) Electric eel
  • C) Both A and B

8. What type of fishing uses live bait to catch fish?

  • A) Drift fishing
  • B) Trolling
  • C) Fly fishing

9. What is the largest species of shark?

  • A) Great White Shark
  • B) Tiger Shark
  • C) Whale Shark

10. What is the world’s fastest species of fish?

  • A) Black Marlin
  • B) Sailfish
  • C) Mako Shark

11. What type of fish is known for its ability to produce pearls?

  • A) Oyster
  • B) Clam
  • C) Conch

12. Which type of fish is famous for its migration upstream to spawn?

  • A) Sea bass
  • B) Trout
  • C) Salmon

13. What is the heaviest bony fish?

  • A) Ocean sunfish
  • B) Giant grouper
  • C) Atlantic blue marlin

14. What type of fishing involves catching fish with your bare hands?

  • A) Noodling
  • B) Spearfishing
  • C) Netting

15. Which of these fish is not a type of catfish?

  • A) Flathead
  • B) Channel
  • C) Chinook

16. What part of a fish’s body is used to sense vibrations and movement in the water?

  • A) Fins
  • B) Lateral line
  • C) Scales

17. What type of fishing is known for using artificial flies as bait?

  • A) Trolling
  • B) Fly fishing
  • C) Drift fishing

18. Which fishing technique involves using a weighted net to catch fish?

  • A) Seine fishing
  • B) Trawling
  • C) Dip netting

19. What is the primary purpose of a fishing rod’s reel?

  • A) Control line tension
  • B) Store the fishing line
  • C) Cast the bait

20. Which type of fish is known to live in both saltwater and freshwater?

  • A) Eel
  • B) Salmon
  • C) Guppy

21. What are baby fish called?

  • A) Fry
  • B) Fingerlings
  • C) Spawn

22. What is the most poisonous fish in the world?

  • A) Stonefish
  • B) Pufferfish
  • C) Lionfish

23. Which fishing technique involves the use of a spear, harpoon, or arrow?

  • A) Bowfishing
  • B) Spearfishing
  • C) Both A and B

24. What type of fish is famous for its ability to change color and blend into its surroundings?

  • A) Chameleon fish
  • B) Octopus
  • C) Flounder

25. What is the heaviest fish ever caught by rod and reel?

  • A) Bluefin tuna
  • B) Great white shark
  • C) Atlantic blue marlin

26. Which type of bait is commonly used for ice fishing?

  • A) Worms
  • B) Minnows
  • C) Artificial lures

27. What type of device is used to locate fish underwater?

  • A) Fish finder
  • B) Sonar
  • C) Both A and B

28. Which of these fish is a top predator in the ocean?

  • A) Barracuda
  • B) Sunfish
  • C) Grouper

29. What type of fishing involves the use of a hook attached to a line called a trotline that’s stretched across the water?

  • A) Longline fishing
  • B) Trolling
  • C) Jug fishing

30. What is the common name for the fish species Lepomis macrochirus?

  • A) Bluegill
  • B) Redfish
  • C) Striped bass

31. Which fish, known for its vibrant colors and fan-like fins, is often used for decoration in aquariums?

  • A) Angelfish
  • B) Discus
  • C) Betta

32. Which fish is capable of regenerating lost body parts?

  • A) Zebrafish
  • B) Goldfish
  • C) Clownfish

33. What term is used to describe the practice of catching fish without the intention of keeping them?

  • A) Bag and release
  • B) Catch and release
  • C) Fish and return


# of Correct Answers Percentage Range Label Description
0- 0-49% Armchair Athlete You've got some learning to do, but don't worry, there's always the next game!
- 50-64% Rookie Runner Not bad! Keep practicing, and you'll be a sports trivia champ in no time.
- 65-79% Midfield Maestro Impressive! You're getting closer to the top, keep up the good work.
- 80-94% All-Star Striker Wow, you really know your sports trivia! You're a force to be reckoned with.
-33 95-100% Legendary Champion Unbelievable! You're a true sports trivia master. Your knowledge knows no bounds!

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Max is a sports enthusiast who loves all kinds of ball and water sports. He founded & runs stand-up-paddling.org (#1 German Paddleboarding Blog), played competitive Badminton and Mini Golf (competed on national level in Germany), started learning β€˜real’ Golf and dabbled in dozens of other sports & activities.

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